Introduction To Gabatop 300 Mg Capsule
Gabatop 300 Capsule is a medicine used to relieve the pain caused by nerve damage (neuropathic pain) due to various conditions like diabetes, shingles (herpes zoster infection), spinal cord injury, etc. It is also used to treat certain types of seizures (fits) in combination with other medicines.
Gabatop 300 Capsule belongs to the anti-epileptic group of medicines. You may take it with or without food, but it is important to take this medicine at the same time each day to get the most benefit. The exact dose and duration of treatment will depend on your condition and how you respond to it. Your doctor will probably start this medicine at a low dose and increase it gradually. It may take a few weeks for the medicine to work properly. Follow your doctor’s instructions and continue taking it regularly until your doctor advises you to stop. Do not miss any dose, otherwise, your condition may worsen.
Most people taking Gabatop 300 Capsule do not experience any side effects. The most common ones are feeling sleepy, dizzy, or tired (fatigue). These are usually mild and go away by themselves as your body gets used to the medicine. Most side effects are not serious and do not need medical attention. Talk to your doctor if any of the side effects persist or worry you.
You should avoid drinking alcohol along with this medicine as it may lead to excessive sleepiness and dizziness. Let your doctor know right away if you develop any unusual mood changes like anxiety, agitation, depression, or thoughts about harming yourself.
Before taking Gabatop 300 Capsule, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney-related problems or if you are more than 65 years old. Your doctor may prescribe a different dose in such people. Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning to become pregnant should also consult their doctor before using this medicine.
Uses of Gabatop 300 Capsule
- Treatment of Neuropathic pain
- Treatment of Epilepsy/Seizures
How does of Gabatop 300 Works?
How to Use Gabatop 300 Capsule
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Gabatop 300 Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Gabatop 300 Capsule Works
Gabatop 300 Capsule is an antiepileptic medication. When given for epilepsy, it is believed to work by reducing the abnormal electrical activity in the brain, thus preventing seizures. It is also used to treat nerve pain where it blocks pain by interfering with pain signals traveling through the damaged nerves and the brain.
Dosage of Gabatop 300 Capsule
Symptoms of an overdose include dizziness, double vision, slurred speech, drowsiness, loss of consciousness, lethargy and mild diarrhoea. Consult your doctor if you experience any such symptoms or reach out to your nearest hospital.
Missed a Dose
If you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it’s time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.
Before taking Gabatop 300 mg Capsule, inform your doctor if you.
- Have acute pancreatitis with signs of persistent stomach pain, feeling sick and being sick)
- Have nervous system disorders, respiratory disorders
- Muscle pain and/or weakness
- Suffer with different types of seizures including absences
- History of drug dependence or abuse
- Intolerance to certain sugars
Other Dosages of Gabatop 300 mg
Side Effects of Gabatop 300
Common Side Effects
- Viral infection
- Impaired coordination
Uncommon Side Effects
- Increased heartbeat
- Difficulty in swallowing
- Swelling of the face, trunk and limbs
- Mental impairment
- Increase or decrease in blood glucose levels (in diabetic patients)
Rare Side Effects
- Loss of consciousness
- Breathing problems, shallow breaths (respiratory depression)
- Skin rash, hives, fever
- Swollen glands that do not go away
- Yellowing of your skin or of the whites of the eyes
- Unusual bruising or bleeding
- Severe weakness
- Unexplained muscle pain
- Frequent infections
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Will Gabatop Capsule help me with sleep?
Ans. Gabatop Capsule is not used to treat sleeping disorder.
2. Can Gabatop Capsule cause weight gain?
Ans. Weight gain is not a common side effect of the Gabatop Capsule. If this side effect bothers you, talk to your doctor for more information.
3. What is Gabatop M 300 Mg Mcg Tablet?
Ans. Gabatop M 300 Mg Tablet is a prescriptive drug and belongs to a class of medications known as anticonvulsants.
4. What are the uses of Gabatop M 300 Mg Tablet?
Ans. Gabatop M 300 Mg Tablet is used to cure seizures, hot flashes, restless legs syndrome (RLS) and Post-herpetic neuralgia.